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23 Things That Happen When You Date A Skinny Man

"Here, you can sleep in my tracksuit bottoms." "Ummmm."

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1. People will say, "Your boyfriend is very skinny" a lot.

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2. Sometimes, when you lay on your S.O.'s chest, you will roll off his ribcage.

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This is extra painful if you've fallen asleep.

3. Other times, when you rest your head on his shoulder, you will get poked in the ear by his shoulder blade.

This also hurts.
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This also hurts.

4. Because your boyfriend has some kind of superhuman metabolism, he can eat a million times more food than you and not put on weight.

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Which is incredibly annoying.

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5. He also doesn't have to exercise. Ever.

Which is even more unfair.
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Which is even more unfair.

6. Because your boyfriend is so thin, he gets drunk incredibly quickly.

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"Whoa I feel winey"—Him. "I'll just finish the bottle alone then"—You.

7. Which means he often falls asleep during house parties.

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This can seem kinda rude.

8. Whenever you hang out with your S.O.'s family, everyone will ask whether he's eating properly.

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Which makes you feel pretty sorry for him.

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9. And if you're having dinner with his grandparents, they'll practically force-feed him.

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Which will mean he'll be too full to do anything fun for the rest of the day.

10. Buying him a watch as a gift is a tricky business.

11. Same goes for most clothes.

You can buy trousers that fit around the waist, but only come up to his ankles. Or you can buy jackets that fit across the shoulders, but don't reach his wrists.
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You can buy trousers that fit around the waist, but only come up to his ankles. Or you can buy jackets that fit across the shoulders, but don't reach his wrists.

12. But if you're ever stuck for present ideas, you can always get him a belt. Skinny men always need belts.

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13. Sleeping in his T-shirts just isn't comfortable.

Sure, they fit. But in a "If I lose a bit of weight for summer, this'll look good" way, rather than in a snuggly boyfriend way.

14. And some of his tracksuit bottoms don't fit you at all, which makes you feel like a whale.

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But you must remember that you are not a whale! He is just a skinny man!

15. From time to time, he will try to ~bulk up~ by eating more snacks.

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And watching him eat all the snacks will make you unreasonably jealous.

16. But if you need someone to squeeze into an awkwardly narrow space, he's the man for the job!

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17. Being really skinny means your S.O. is cold a lot of the time.

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"JESUS CHRIST it is either boiling in here or I am going through the menopause aged 24."

"I'm quite chilly, actually."

"Oh."

18. If you sit on a bench or any other hard surface for a long time, your S.O. will get really sad because his bum is too bony.

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19. Sometimes, when you're watching TV, your S.O. will say, "That's the kind of body I'd like to have" and your literal heart will break in two.

20. So you've memorised all the skinny celebrities who are really fit.

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Adam Driver, Andy Garfield, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston – there are loads of them!

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21. The first time you strip your S.O., you may discover that he is wearing a vest in order to look bigger.

But unless your boyfriend is Ryan from The O.C., men in vests aren't that sexy.
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But unless your boyfriend is Ryan from The O.C., men in vests aren't that sexy.

22. Sometimes you will want to say the sentence, "Pull up your trousers." But then you realise he can't help it and you are not his nan.

23. But most of all, you love him just the way he is.

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